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Denver Nuggets versus Portland Trailblazers Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-15-2013

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The 20-17 Portland Trailblazers will be the road team as they face the 23-1 Denver Nuggets in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Denver is set for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.

The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the home club Denver Nuggets favored by -9 points with an over under line of 202 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the odds came out to the public a couple of hours ago.

The teams met back on December 20th and it was Portland with the 101-93 home win against Denver as a +6 point underdog. The game landed under 200 ½ points. Trend: Portland Trailblazers are 6-2-1 ATS in their past nine games.

The Trailblazers are 7-12 away from home on the season. After a strong run of six wins over their past eight games the team has suddenly lost two straight games. After a six point road loss at Golden St the Trailblazers fall to the Oklahoma City Thunder 87-83 as a +4 point home underdog. The total came in at under 201 ½ points. Portland had a rough shooting night making just 36% from the floor. The Trailblazers guard due of Damian Lillard and Wesley Matthews had a bad night combining for 5 of 22 shooting. To their credit they defended Russell Westbrook well as he makes just 5 of 21 shots. The Trailblazers just couldn’t overcome their bad shooting on Sunday.

The Nuggets are 14-2 on their home court. They are riding a five game win streak. They come off the 116-105 home win on Sunday to the Golden St Warriors as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The game came in at over 209 points. It was a big fourth quarter for Denver as they outscore Golden St 37-18 in the final stanza. Denver allowed Golden St nearly 52% shooting and 13 of 24 from three. The free throw discrepancy was huge as Denver attempts 27 and makes 21 shots while Golden St hits the line just 8 times. Denver sits fifth in the league in scoring offense as they make 102 points a game.